Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway
Color guard of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment with Old Abe at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863
The contributions of Wisconsin veterans date to the Civil War, when over 90,000 men took up arms to preserve the Union at places like Antietam, Vicksburg and Gettysburg. Since then, numerous Wisconsin men and women have served in our nation's military during times of peace and war.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 43° 51.533′ N, 91° 16.233′ W. Marker is in French Island, Wisconsin, in La Crosse County. Memorial can be reached from Interstate 90 at milepost 1, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Crosse WI 54603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Upper Mississippi (a few steps from this marker); Major General C.C. Washburn (within shouting distance of this marker); Taming the Wild River
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 24 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.